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Can i use disposible diaper or cloth diaper while normal diaper rash ???. M also using baby wipes

Can i use disposible diaper or cloth diaper while normal diaper rash ???. M also using baby wipes

Yes: You can still use diapers but it may also help if you open the diaper at times to "air the area out". Follow topical or oral treatments that the doctor may have recommended ...Read more

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I'm 17 boy in double spica cast after accident, left incontinent, urin-catheterized. But is there cath for faeces too? Hate diapers and it gets messy.

I'm 17 boy in double spica cast after accident, left incontinent, urin-catheterized. But is there cath for faeces too? Hate diapers and it gets messy.

No, unless diarrhea: There are catheters that are used in acute care facility for patients with diarrhea. If you don't have chronic diarrhea your wouldn't be a candidate. Best wishes for your recovery. ...Read more

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Cut fingertip with mandolin. Covered the wound with gauze. Twelve hours later, a piece of gauze stuck fast to wound. What danger in leaving gauze?

Cut fingertip with mandolin. Covered the wound with gauze. Twelve hours later, a piece of gauze stuck fast to wound. What danger in leaving gauze?

Soak and remove: Soak and remove it, or it may get trapped in the wound as the skin heals and cause ongoing irritation. If you cannot remove it easily, go to an UC or your doc and they can apply numbing agents and remove it. IF you have not had a tetanus booster in the last 10 years, get one within 72 hours of cutting yourself. ...Read more

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Hyperventilation, what size paper bag?

Hyperventilation, what size paper bag?

Whatever: Can you still find a paper bag? The idea is to build up co2 levels so the smallest bag that will cover both your nose and mouth and hold a good breath would work. But a big bag would probably work almost as fast if that's all you have. Plastic would not be a good idea. ...Read more

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16 month old has an upper lip tie that tethers his lip to in between his front 2 teeth, causing a gap. trouble with sippy cups. Clip it?

16 month old has an upper lip tie that tethers his lip to in between his front 2 teeth, causing a gap. trouble with sippy cups. Clip it?

Tissue tag: Tissue may have to be reshaped, but first teeth should be ideally aligned. Therefore reshaping best done near end of corrective Orthodontic treatment, probably late tween/early teen. See Orthodontic Specialist Age 7 for initial exam. But for right now consult with Pediatric Dental Specialist ASAP. ...Read more

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Can dipping a brown paper bag in vinegar water and sealing a jammed finger overnight work?

Can dipping a brown paper bag in vinegar water and sealing a jammed finger overnight work?

Information: Probably not. I jammed finger is a blunt injury to one or mote joints. There will be pain and swelling that will gradually subside in a few days. Motion should not be forced beyon d the pint of discomfort. Be sure there is no fracture, or dislocation. This means you need to seek consultation. ...Read more

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Can a cloth contaminate another cloth? For example put clean Shirts in my couch(i sit with dirty clothes), or sit with my dirty pants on a clean cloth

Can a cloth contaminate another cloth? For example put clean Shirts in my couch(i sit with dirty clothes), or sit with my dirty pants on a clean cloth

It's all dirty...: Dirt is everywhere. I bet these types of things routinely cause you great stress and anxiety. You should talk to your doctor about possible OCD. There are medicines and therapies that can help reduce stress in these situations. http://www.helpguide.org/articles/anxiety/obssessive-compulsive-disorder-ocd.htm ...Read more

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Is changing incontinence pads like changing a baby nappy?

Is changing incontinence pads like changing a baby nappy?

Yes: They are similar. Clean the area of skin exposed to urine in the same way for both. ...Read more

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Old wives tale about breathing into a paper bag when you're hyperventilating?

Old wives tale about breathing into a paper bag when you're hyperventilating?

It works: Paper bags have been used for years to treat hyperventilation syndrome often associated with panic attacks. Rebreathing the air we exhale makes us inhale more co2 and helps us to quickly add the co2 back into our bloodstreams, restoring the balance of the blood gases. ...Read more

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Fixed someone's catheter and changed wet sheet half hr later scratched groin area if any semen on sheet could HIV be transmitted?

Fixed someone's catheter and changed wet sheet half hr later scratched groin area if any semen on sheet could HIV be transmitted?

Family practice : Always use precautions when exposing yourself with someone else's body fluids. Use gloves and always wash your hands. That being said it is very unlikely nearly impossible in contacting HIV in that episode. Needle pokes should be investigated. ...Read more

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5day old newborn. Umbilical cord residual dropped off today but against diaper friction. Bleeding a little, opening doesn't look unscathed. Help?

5day old newborn. Umbilical cord residual dropped off today but against diaper friction. Bleeding a little, opening doesn't look unscathed. Help?

O.K.: Clean the umbilicus with alcohol and keep it dry and clean. Watch for bleeding tiny bleed is O.K. but if more consult your doctorHope umbilicus will heal nicely in 4-5 days Also Watch for any discharge from umbilicus ...Read more

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8wk old formula fed, whether 1 urination in diaper or a full diaper baby's pee smells...a concern? Or is that normal? Baby eats very well!

8wk old formula fed,  whether 1 urination in diaper or a full diaper baby's pee smells...a concern? Or is that normal? Baby eats very well!

Any other symptoms?: And what does it smell like? Fishy? Mousy? Sweaty feet? Fruity? Just very strong? Odd urine odor may be caused by accumulation of smelly metabolic precursors or byproducts or possibly UTI with urea-splitting bacteria. In a healthy, asymptomatic, and thriving baby who is growing well, without fevers or vomiting, it's likely ok, but you should call your pediatrician so they can ask more questions. ...Read more

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Does a papercut qualify as broken skin? Relating to transmitting stds from touching a wet towel

Does a papercut qualify as broken skin? Relating to transmitting stds from touching a wet towel

YES: a cut represents broken skin; however, STDs are just that- infection spread through sexual contact- not from a wet towel. ...Read more

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Can sharing baby wipes between babies in a church nursery spread disease? What about diaper changing surfaces that may not be cleaned between kids?

Can sharing baby wipes between babies in a church nursery spread disease? What about diaper changing surfaces that may not be cleaned between kids?

Baby wipes: Sharing baby wipes & unclean diaper changing surfaces & no hand washing can of course spread germs & infection among infants & also daycare staff. You need to complain to the person in charge about this problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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